01.18.2017 | 20 Tevet, 5777
Protesters call for independent probe into Umm al-Hiran deaths
Sr.-St.-Sgt.-Maj. Erez Levy laid to rest in Yavne
Liberman tells Gazans to ‘kick Hamas out’
Netanyahu to Arab MKs: Stop fanning emotions and inciting violence
Giving musicians the tools to propel their careers
Section of Highway 1 to close Thursday night
Netanyahu still plans to visit Australia, Singapore next month
Guarding Israel’s border amid snowball fights
IDF holds first talks with Turkish military since 2010
Glick: 'I am going to the Trump inauguration carrying the name of Jerusalem'
Civil Service Commission considers probe of Health Minister
Yosl Bergner dead at 96
CLASSICAL REVIEW: ASHDOD ANDALUSIAN ORCHESTRA Nini and More
Rod Stewart announces concert in Tel Aviv this Summer
Sinai Says: Retiring Rivkin’s legacy linked to future of rhythmic gymnastics in Israel
Hapoel has chance to take control of group
Maccabi defeats Hapoel in Tel Aviv derby
Yellow-and-blue begins busy stretch with league triumph
Weizmann Institute scientists ‘overhear’ viruses ‘conspiring’ to coordinate infections
Innovation convention to offer peek at cities of the future
Does Israeli coffee machine's contain lead?
Israel secures top-10 ranking in 2017 Bloomberg Innovation Index
Ministry D-G: Country’s health system is starving
Health Ministry slammed over artificial colors in food
The West Bank has become Israel's garbage can
Greek energy developer: We are here to open the Israeli gas market
Drilling firm to pursue water, gas, oil projects
Hydroponic farm for refugees, foreign workers launches on Tel Aviv rooftop
‘Getting tough’ is not best approach to changing student behavior
A.B. Yehoshua and ‘the malady of the Jews’
Washington Watch: The peace gamble
Iranian duo's move to Bulgaria makes history in women's volleyball
Former soccer star placed on Egyptian terror list
Watch Live: Zarif discusses Iran's future foreign policy
Report: Istanbul nightclub attacker says he was directed by ISIS
House bill would target Iran's airline and test its nuclear deal
Rouhani: Trump's talk 'propaganda,' he can't cancel Iran nuclear deal
Iran defuses threat to upset nuclear deal over US sanctions
Families of Americans killed in ISIS attacks suing Twitter
8 Egyptian police killed in north Sinai attack
ISIS claims responsibility for Istanbul club attack
In second wave of bomb threats at least 18 US Jewish institutions targeted
Neo-Nazi blogger resigns over revelation his wife is Jewish
Five Jewish Democrats in Congress plan to skip Trump inauguration
'German research institute trivializes Holocaust to attack Israel'
Israeli device to prevent GPS disruptions hits the market
Ramat Gan start-up wows elderly with robot helper
Cooking the real world
Trump UN envoy pick slams settlements resolution as 'the ultimate low'
Watch Live: Biden addresses prestigious forum days before leaving office
Trump's UN nominee to slam world body over approach to Israel
Watch Live: Kerry discusses 'diplomacy in an era of disruption'
Analysis: Clinton falls amid assault on establishment
Clinton concedes: 'We have still not shattered that highest and hardest glass ceiling'
Hillary Clinton and the glass ceiling: Cracked but intact
NY hassidic village loyal to Clinton despite Trump popularity among ultra-Orthodox
Trump reportedly picks friend of Jared Kushner to serve in administration
Trump calls UN 'sad,' days after Israeli settlements vote
Saddam Hussein's daughter touts Trump's 'political sensibility'
Dermer calls on Trump to move embassy to Jerusalem
Jewish comedian Chelsea Handler blames Kardashians for Trump election
Has actress Lindsay Lohan converted to Islam?
Jewish oligarch brings Mariah Carey, Elton John to sing at wedding
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
PODCAST: After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?
Kim Kardashian takes Dubai in 1st public appearance since Paris heist
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
It’s time for wide
recognition of Palestine
Gotta have faith
Hemmed in from all sides
The challenges ahead
Slow on the draw
and women’s right
A vacuum that
cannot be filled
‘Political leaders, Do your jobs!’
Grapevine: Emek objectors
This week in Jerusalem
Egged, mon amour
This belongs in a museum!
City Notes: Interfaith group donates NIS 1m. for Haifa fire restoration
Facing postpartum depression head-on
I am woman, hear me sing
לַעֲבוֹר אֶת הַקִיר
מַעַרְכוֹת בְּטִיחוּת אַקְטִיבִיוֹת
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
A poor, Catholic farmer's religious duty
The Roman Catholic Dutchwoman who hid Anne Frank and family
Pope condemns radical Islamist attacks as 'homicidal madness'
1st Latin America Young Leadership Conference Held in Israel
JNF USA Contributes $2M to Israel's Firefighting Services
Bringing Life Back to the Forest after the November Fires
Roman Milestones on Display at KKL-JNF Archaeological Garden
We will win but how long will it take? Including Bibi's Building Bluff
Is a Jewish safe haven possible in the Diaspora; is America the “exception”?
Potentially Misleading Statistics on Global Terrorism
Still Looking for Israel at Harvard
By DANIELLE ZIRI
What happened Wednesday was not the passage of the bill into law, but the killing of the bill; no Palestinian lost any land Wednesday, and no settler came any closer to keeping any.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Peri pointed to the economic destitution in Gaza as a key reason Hamas does not want to enter into another conflict with Israel.
By ROSIE PERPER
Badir explains that city, with 22,000 residents, only received municipality property taxes from around 50% of them; today, that number is at 83%.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
A 2014 report found that two-thirds of government payments to suppliers were late.
By NIV ELIS
In a first-ever visit to Hebron, foreign parliamentarians stand strong with the Jewish state.
By ANAV SILVERMAN
One year after our report on the disastrous state of the Israel Postal Company, ‘In Jerusalem’ reinvestigates.
By BERNARD ELLOUK
Each year, the public is treated to the spectacle of the city reaching out to the national government to help it settle its budget woes.
By GLENN YAGO,JACOB UDELL
... and is the government to blame?
By ORIT ARFA
We have all encountered frustrating ‘Kafkaesque' situations; here is another one, happening now.
By PEGGY CIDOR
Donald Trump is looking more and more like a godsend to the Jewish right and a disaster
for those on the left. But this may be a case of "be careful what you wish for, lest it come true."
By ELLIOT JAGER
The bill would empower courts to order social media providers to remove content which is, in itself, criminal and constitutes a danger to personal, public or state security.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
The findings indicated that there are significant gaps between the periphery and the center of the country with regards to the number of people registered with welfare departments.
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
"We also need to be able to govern," prime minister tells cabinet.
His own family has also been under fire this month. While Netanyahu’s wife, Sara, has been targeted by the media for two decades, this month their son, Yair, was put on a public stage.
“The idea was developed about three years ago, and about one year ago, the association was registered with the goal of holding our first convention on Dec. 1."
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Miriam Eshkol served in the Palmah, on convoys to the besieged Jerusalem, and in the War of Independence, in the artillery.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Johnston is the first Canadian governor-general to come to Israel
Netanyahu will convene the heads of the six parties in his coalition to discuss a bill that would close down the IBC, which is set to replace the current Israel Broadcasting Authority.
Labor MK Rosenthal: It would be bad for the party and bad for the country.
For investors willing to wade into a market in the middle of a dramatic overhaul, there is a rare opportunity to snatch up companies, from insurers to oil refineries, at bargain prices.
Israel is Quarrey’s first ambassadorial posting.
Lapid decried, however, a political system which he said does not deal with national problems at hand, citing the combustible ammonia tank in Haifa and the recent transportation debacle as examples.
By JEREMY SHARON
According to the OECD, Israel has the second lowest suicide rate, and is trying to lower that rate even further.
By JUDY SIEGEL
"The move will improve the quality of the services received by citizens and remove barriers that prevent other businesses from integrating into areas that today are monopolistic."
PMO accuses Transportation Minister Katz of "deliberating attempting to create an unnecessary crisis with the ultra-Orthodox to destabilize the government."
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Overcrowding in classes, socioeconomic and sectorial gaps, poor student performance – these are only a few of the many problems facing the education system.
Barak also spoke of the expected deal between Israel and the United States and said Netanyahu's behavior during the negotiations brought severe damage upon Israel.
Uzi Arad tells FADC that long-term planning is “non-existent” in government.
By LAHAV HARKOV
“The Jerusalem Municipality calls on the national government to adhere to the decision that stipulates that all government units must be headquartered exclusively in Jerusalem, the capital of Israel
Netanyahu faced an extremely antagonistic media in his first term as prime minister, and it is possible he never recovered from it.
Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon will take on the Economy Ministry but will not get the labor and employment section.
Labor's Margalit to propose plan he worked on with Lebanese and Libyans.
If a site does not remove the incitement within 48 hours, it will be fined NIS 300,000 per post.
Hebron region cordoned off, all relatives of attackers to be investigated; Liberman, Bennett Face off in security cabinet meeting.
By HERB KEINON
Likud sources charged that Katz was advancing the proposals because he is angry that Netanyahu has not transferred to his ministry key departments and authorities.
Sources close to Katz denied that he has any vendetta against the prime minister.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will take the package with him next week on his visit to the continent.
According to the explanation in the resolution, the worsening security situation had an influence on life in the settlements in a number of areas.
Finance minister: I hope the Labor Party will join us
Zionist Union leader calls on Kulanu head "to take a chance and prevent this grave danger."
Cabinet vote comes after Netanyahu and Bennett reach overnight coalition compromise.
By ZACK PYZER,JPOST.COM STAFF
A military secretary will begin briefing the security cabinet from Monday as Litzman mediates a solution to avert the mounting crisis. The vote to expand the government will go ahead on Monday.
By ZACK PYZER
Former ministers from across the political spectrum came out in favor of education minister's demand that security cabinet members be briefed regularly by a military secretary.
Survey finds Margalit gaining in support, Yacimovich leading Labor primary polls.
Likud MK went straight to work in his first days as coalition chairman, sending a letter Tuesday telling MKs truancy will not be tolerated.
Zionist Union leader compares himself to Herzl in speech to Knesset plenum.
By LAHAV HARKOV,GIL HOFFMAN
"I've conducted countless processes of negotiations. It takes an effort, and there are always crises and blow-ups. Don't lose hope," said PM Netanyahu.
By GIL HOFFMAN,NIV ELIS
The reason she was leaving, she says, is because the talks did not include a commitment to the social causes she has fought for in her seven years as an MK.
“We are very happy about the decision to close the gaps with the Beduin sector,” Zidan Kaabiya, head of Forum of Northern Beduin Council tells Post
"Thousands of survivors don’t take advantage of their financial rights under the law and existing programs," says Spring for Holocaust Survivors
Liberman said that Netanyahu was feeling pressure because it is no longer possible to expand his narrow, 61-MK coalition.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
Jeremy Saltan declares his candidacy for a spot on the seven-member Bayit Yehudi central committee presidential board.
As part of the plan, the maximum income requirement for receiving additional income support and alimony will be increased.
Rumors are seen as part of pressure campaign by Netanyahu against United Torah Judaism, which is threatening to leave coalition over compromises the PM made regarding the Western Wall.
The party’s threat is the culmination of more than a month of seething anger among the haredi political and rabbinic leadership over the agreement to create a pluralist prayer area.
Controversial MK suspension bill heads to first vote.
Secret tapes plagued them both but one managed to finesse a pardon.
Edelman’s latest global poll includes Israel for the first time.
Two rebels can be enough to destabilize the narrow, 61-seat coalition, but Smotrich and Hazan’s act of protest had little impact.
It is a strange irony in Israel that the better a government is faring in the polls, the more likely there is to be an election.
Proposal states that any anyone who did not become an employee of the state after moving to Israel would get a state-sponsored pension increase of 2% of average salary in market.
In addition to being prime minister, Netanyahu is currently minister of foreign affairs, the economy, interior, communications, and regional cooperation.
Kulanu has insisted that any measures be made in parallel with legislation that increases access to recreational activities on Shabbat.
A bill aimed at exposing foreign states’ aid to political causes is likely to intensify the private foreign funding that has been helping divide Israel for 40 years.
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
Netanyahu says he would not deal with the vacancies created by the departure of former interior minister Silvan Shalom until after the Likud vote on February 23.
Committee ignores Shaked request for a list of 3 final candidates.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,LAHAV HARKOV
Kahlon, Deri blame Lapid, citing cuts to child allotments.
Revoking citizenships of nationals joining terror group is on the agenda of governments across the world.
Beduin supporters opposed the bill, saying the legislation would result in up to 40,000 Beduin losing their land.
The Knesset’s top priority for 2017 should be to restore
the Israeli public’s belief in its political institutions.
By YOHANAN PLESNER
Almost 70 years after making aliya, former defense minister Moshe Arens says time is on Israel’s side and that the Jewish state is the biggest success story of all time.
By ANDREW FRIEDMAN
Breaking the Silence is a dove with an olive branch pointing the way to a new and better future
By ILAN BARUCH
Every year 2,000 or so government resolutions are passed in the Knesset, but few are carried out.
By SARAH LEIBOVITZ-DAR
We really have to do better than this.
By PAMELA PELED
A street vendor, nicknamed in the Moroccan media as "The Baghrir (Moroccan pancake) vendor Umm Fatiha," committed self-immolation after a Kenitra police officer confiscated her stall.
By MAAYAN GROISMAN
US company refused to give the Egyptian government the ability to spy on users, according to two people familiar with the matter.
News briefs from Jerusalem and the surrounding area.
The JPost Podcast's weekly briefing catches you up on the most important stories from the past week.
The incitement coming from The Left and mostly the incitement coming from the Right left me startled and shocked.
By YEHUDA LEIBLER
In other words, the government paid its own MKs over a quarter of a billion shekels to vote for its budget.
By SUSAN HATTIS ROLEF
Countries throughout the world make use of special dates to celebrate their origins, in order to strengthen their national identity and the legitimacy of their government.
By ELIE PODEH
Few people have anything good to say about ‘old politics.’
By DANNY ORBACH
Do we really believe that a thoughtful society can exist without a commitment to nuance, without celebrating the grays in a world increasingly colored only in blacks and whites?
By DANIEL GORDIS
A government that cannot make space for introspection, for self-critique, for engaging with social flaws is a government that will lead Israel to doom.
It seems that present day politicians enjoy playing their game of musical chairs, especially when there are enough chairs to go around and no one is left without a seat.
By SHMUEL SHIMSHONI
Netanyahu saved his government by this "volte farce," but it may yet prove to be a pyrrhic victory.
By ISI LEIBLER
In a well ordered regime, the public gives you the power to rule, for better or worse.
Bad laws don’t make good NGOs
By ILAN EVYATAR
The lack of transparency in Weinstein’s work makes it difficult to evaluate whether he did his job properly.
By GUY LURIE
Big governments today, dominating GDP accounts, wield much the same economic power as that of the monarchies of old.
By ALEX BENEDYK
"The rules of Question Period are quite simple. The president of the parliament invites the ministers of the French government to come to parliament and answer questions from parliamentarians."
By DAN ILLOUZ